I picked Nostalgia up not knowing much about it other than that it had been on Canada Reads. Science fiction isn’t really a genre I normally associate with Canadian literature, so I was intrigued. Summary In the indeterminate future, humans have figured out how to live forever … almost. With the… Continue Reading Review: Nostalgia
The topic of whether or not to join a writing group gets the same kinds of responses as asking about sharing unfinished writing. Some see it as an invaluable tool for motivating themselves to write and improve, while others see it as unhelpful or even detrimental to the writing process.… Continue Reading Pros and Cons of Joining A Writing Group
Any good writer knows that editing is an indispensable part of the writing process. You can certainly do some editing yourself, and you definitely should. But if you truly want your words to shine, then hiring an editor is your best bet. But how do you know your work is… Continue Reading Are you ready for an editor?
I picked The Conjoined up on Kobo a while back because it was on sale and I’d heard a lot of good things about Jen Sookfong Lee. Summer holidays finally came around giving me the chance to read it. Summary Social worker Jessica Campbell is sorting through her deceased mother’s belongings… Continue Reading Review: The Conjoined
I heard Saleema Nawaz read a portion of Bone and Bread at The Festival of Literary Diversity. I almost bought the book there because Nawaz was such a good reader. Silly me though, I’d already bought it on Kobo! Summary Beena is grappling with the sudden and strange death of her… Continue Reading Review: Bone and Bread
This lovely ARC of The Glass Town Game has been sitting in my TBR shelf since the Ottawa Blogger Meetup. It was too big for me to take on vacation, so I had to wait till I got home to start it. If you count September as the beginning of fall,… Continue Reading ARC Review: The Glass Town Game